While in Kolkata years ago I had a dream of Kali after visiting the Kalighat Kali Temple, one of the few temples that really affected me upon spending an day doing pujas and speaking with the temple priests. In the dream Mahkali came to me and gave me a golden turtleneck sweater that would… Read More Kali’s Golden Turtleneck Dream
excerpt from Journal of Wild Culture on birch bark collecting with the Fastwurms by Napo B. … Read More A SHAGGY BARK TALE
The Dreamer’s Cage is the name of a particular topic I have taken on in my recent painting and drawing activity. I have included a few of these works below, in August I decided to do a name search on the word “dreamer’s cage” and interestingly enough only one relevant link came up to a… Read More Are your dreams a gilded cage?
Recently, I went into the gallery to deliver some catalogues for the current show of new drawing works at Angell Gallery when a recurring issue came up. People had shown an interest in a particular work titled, The Wheelmaster; however when I had first completed the work I referred to it as Human Farming. My… Read More What’s in a name? How to name art and influence people
This is a time lapse video of me working on my most recent work, Lilith & Naga. It is a combination of oil on birch panel and charcoal with the lines are created by using an industrial grinder as a drawing tool. Your comments appreciated.
Excerpt: South West Journals 1981-2014 A Fastwurms Road Trip – Aug-Nov 1987. To set the stage, we had driven across Canada from Toronto to Banff to do a site specific installation, we decided to bring our Kayaks mounted on the roof of an old Dodge Dart. The idea was to save money by camping and using the kayaks on… Read More “Backseat Road Trip Notes”